Last Updated: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:15
Paul Lambert insists Aleksandar Tonev and Jores Okore are two of his best summer buys and are on course to make an immediate impact.
Bulgarian midfielder Tonev and Danish centre back Okore only played in the first game of the Villans' German tour before being sidelined with injuries.
But they returned in Sunday's 2-0 win at Shamrock Rovers and are on course to start at Arsenal in the opening league game on August 17.
Lambert said: "Alex and Jores have been out for a month, so for them to get 45 minutes is important.
"The most important thing, which I have said from day one, is no injuries.
"It was a game we looked pretty comfortable in. It's another victory. We are getting there. We have one more week to go now."
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